Olive Garden Lemon Creme Cake Copycat Recipe

Olive Garden Lemon Creme Cake Copycat Recipe

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We love Olive Garden but we no longer live near one which means I am on my own to try and make copycat recipes. This is a copycat recipe for Olive Garden’s Lemon Creme Cake. If you haven’t had it before you are in for a real treat, it’s divine. It’s the perfect dessert to have after this Zuppa Toscana an Olive Garden Copycat Soup Recipe.

Lemon Creme Cake an Olive Garden Copycat RecipeLemon Creme Cake Recipe

Cake Ingredients:

1 box white cake mix
3 large egg whites
1 ¼ C milk
⅓ C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
½ C sour cream
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 9in round cake pans


Preheat oven to 350 and spray the cake pans with pam baking spray

Using a large bowl and hand mixer, beat all cake ingredients together until combined

Divide the batter between the two pans and bake for 22-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Set aside to cool

Lemon Creme Filling Ingredients:

1 – 8oz mascarpone cheese
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 C powdered sugar
1 C heavy whipping cream


Using a large bowl, beat together the mascarpone cheese, powdered sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest and heavy whipping cream until combined and smooth

Place into the fridge

Lemon Crumble Ingredients:

1 ½ C dry lemon cake mix
8 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter, melted


Using a small bowl, combine the cake mix and the melted butter and mix with a fork to create a crumble topping

Set aside

Building the cake

Place a layer of cake onto a serving plate

Spread 1 ½ C of the filling onto the top of the cake and spread evenly

Place the second layer of cake on top of the filling

Evenly spread the rest of the filling on top of the second layer of cake

Sprinkle the crumble topping all over the top of the cake

Serve and enjoy! 

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Lemon Blueberry Poke Cake

Lemonade Cherry Vodka Cocktail

Blackberry Lemon Gin and Tonic


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